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2011-02-08 07:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate Voices for Working Families has been awarded a second grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build on its successful workforce education initiatives and continue leading business engagement aimed at increasing postsecondary completion and credentials for low-income young adults. As part of the two-year, $1.6 million implementation grant, Corporate Voices will build upon its initial learn and earn efforts that...

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2011-01-26 05:45:00

U.S. students scored poorly on a national test of science proficiency, with just 21 percent of high school seniors performing at or above capable levels, according to a new report released Tuesday. The 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress also revealed that just a small fraction of U.S. students demonstrated the advanced skills required that could lead to careers in science and technology. Only 1 percent of fourth-grade and 12th-grade students, and just 2 percent of...

2010-10-21 00:00:39

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award, a competition that recognizes innovative uses of educational technologies in higher education. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award, a competition that recognizes innovative uses of educational technologies in...

2010-06-14 04:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College Choices for Adults (www.collegechoicesforadults.org), an information-rich, online resource that helps adult learners make informed choices about Web-based, competency-based, and other distance education programs, is pleased to announce the addition of new data to its website, which features program-level information from a variety of institutions, including statements about what students will learn in each program, how each...

2010-05-18 11:35:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp. announced today that Butler Tech, a leading career and technical school in Ohio, has selected CampusVue® Student and CampusVue Portal, higher education's premier student information system and integrated Web portal solution. The software products can unite departments and information on a single platform to provide students, administrators, and faculty with easier access to services, information and reports....

2008-08-28 03:00:48

The annual ritual is in full swing at Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Richmond, and across the nation. If you are in the VCU area this week you will witness giddy freshmen hauling belongings from car to dorm followed by weary parents wondering if their child really needs this much stuff to survive. Some are asking more serious questions about this annual migration, specifically whether the United States has cast too broad a net in promoting higher education as a...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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